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Call for Nominations: Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching

Monday, November 13, 2017

The annual award honors the academic unit that best exemplifies a sustained, departmentwide commitment to teaching excellence for all students. Applications are due by Nov. 27.

Academic Affairs Awards

Students Can Study Education, Health Systems Around the World

Monday, November 13, 2017

In 2007, 18 students in the College of Education and Health Professions participated in study abroad programs. That number was more than 100 students during the past year.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Education Health International Office of Study Abroad & International

U of A Graduation Rate Expected to Set Records, Despite One-Year Anomaly

Monday, November 13, 2017

The graduation rate for students who enrolled in 2011 is down, but the trend since then is for higher retention and graduation rates.

Academic Affairs Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

Electrical Engineering Students Dial-In from Denmark

Friday, November 10, 2017

Program at Aarhus University in Denmark allows U of A students who are studying electrical engineering to study abroad without pushing back their graduation date.

College of Engineering Academic Affairs Engineering International Electrical Engineering Office of Study Abroad & International

Faculty Members to Talk Friday About Teaching Without Lecturing

Friday, November 10, 2017

Amanda Sullivan, a clinical assistant professor, and Janet Forbess, an instructor, will present "Tired of Lecturing? Learn How to Teach 'Outside the Box.' "

Academic Affairs Education Events Lectures

Record-Breaking Performance: Student-Athlete Graduation Success Rate Tops 80 Percent

Thursday, November 09, 2017

In yet another record-setting academic achievement, University of Arkansas student-athletes have set a new standard for graduation success rate, according to the NCAA.

Academic Affairs Intercollegiate Athletics

Bumpers College Rome Study Abroad Trip Explores Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Bumpers College is offering a study abroad trip to Rome and Reggio Emilia, Italy, to explore the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs International

Enrollment Deadline Nears for Final Fall 2017 Session of Self-Paced Online Courses

Monday, November 06, 2017

The U of A Global Campus is now accepting requests for enrollment in Self-Paced Online courses for the final fall session, which begins Friday, Dec. 8, and ends Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Global Campus Academic Affairs Distance Education

Pryor Center Announces $1.5 Million Tyson Gift to Digitize KATV Collection

Friday, November 03, 2017

A contribution from Barbara A. Tyson and the Tyson Foods Foundation will fund the preservation of footage donated to the center in 2009.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Giving Humanities Social Sciences

The Honors Thesis Explained

Friday, November 03, 2017

The University of Arkansas Honors College will host its first research conference in Arkansas Union


Honors College Academic Affairs Events Research & Innovation
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